How Heat Pumps Compare To Other Hot Water Heater Types

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Not every water heater is right for every home. In addition to conventional water heaters, there are several unconventional types of water heaters, such as solar-powered and tankless water heaters. There are also water heaters that move heat from one location to another and are referred to as heat pump water heaters. This article will discuss how heat pumps compare to other options. Conventional Hot Water Heaters With conventional hot water heaters, the water heater generates heat and uses this to warm up the water to be used in your home.

3 February 2020

The Pros And Cons Of Various Bathtub Materials

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When the time comes to choose a tub for your room, one of the first decisions you'll need to make is what material you would like the tub to be made from. There are more options than you might think! Here is a look at several different bathtub materials, along with the pros and cons of each one. Enamel If you browse the selection of tubs at your local home improvement store, many of them are bound to be enamel tubs.

15 January 2020

Owning A Home And Dealing With Plumbing Problems To Stop Water Damage Before It Starts

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Many new homeowners are unaware of the maintenance and repair needs that come with owning a new home. This often means that there are unexpected costs, which may lead you to do some of your own repairs. The plumbing of your home is one of the areas where you will want to find and fix problems before they start. The following guide will help you deal with plumbing problems, repairs, and inspecting pipes for issues that need to be addressed before water damage starts.

20 December 2019

Septic Systems & Waste Water Seeping From The Ground

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Did you discover a large pool of water after taking a walk around your property to figure out where a foul odor was coming from? Depending on the type of septic system your house has, it is possible that either the main sewer line or drain field lines are in need of attention. If your house has a septic tank for handling the waste needs of the household, the drain field lines are what you should focus your attention on.

11 October 2019

Galvanized Steel Plumbing Pipes: Does Your Home's Water Look Like This?

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If your kitchen and bathroom water takes on an unhealthy brown color, it's probably time to check your galvanized pipes. Although galvanized plumbing pipes can withstand a great deal of water and waste, the structures aren't invincible. Over time, galvanized plumbing fixtures can deteriorate, or even fail. If your pipes are in jeopardy of failing, it will show in the color of your home's water.  Did Your Galvanized Pipes Turn Your Water Brown?

13 July 2019

3 Important Things To Look For In A Residential Plumber

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Being a homeowner means dealing with plumbing issues every now and then. Whether it's a clogged toilet or a leaking pipe, these problems warrant help from a plumber. To ensure the professional you hire works out perfectly, look for the following things.  Licensed Working on plumbing systems in a home requires a lot of skill and competency. To ensure the plumber working on your property has both, they need to be fully licensed.

29 June 2019

Water Softener Issues Caused By The Salt

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If your home has hard water, the staining alone is enough to encourage you to install a softening system for the water and the last thing you want is for it to suddenly stop working. Water softeners typically don't require much maintenance and many of the needed repairs are quick and easy fixes. However, there is a chance that your water softener may occasionally not work like it's supposed to. Here are some common issues with water softeners that are caused by the salt, or the lack of it:

12 May 2019

Commonly Asked Questions About A Gas Furnace

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Have you always live in small homes that an only be warmed up by way of a portable heater? You may have noticed that portable heaters can take a long time to provide a sufficient amount of heat, and they commonly are only able to warm up a single room. If you are now living in a house that has a central heating system, it is likely a good feeling because every room can be warmed up in a fast and sufficient manner.

13 December 2018

Top 3 Reasons To Schedule Leak Detection Services

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While some plumbing leaks can quickly be identified and repaired, there are many leaks that are located under the foundation or behind the walls, so they can be incredibly hard to notice. If you have any reason at all to suspect that your home has a hidden plumbing leak, the best thing that you can do is hire a plumber to assist you. Ideally, you should hire a plumber who has the tools and expertise needed to provide leak detection services.

23 November 2018

Three Warning Signs Of Roots Clogging Your Sewer Main

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Your home's plumbing system can become clogged for a wide range of different reasons, from flushing something that does not need to be flushed to long-term hard water exposure. However, one of the more common and more serious clogs that can affect your plumbing system is associated with your landscaping. If tree roots are able to work their way into or around the pipes buried in your yard, they can cause massive clogs and leaks that can disrupt your entire property.

26 September 2018